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Delhi metro to and from NCR curtailed till 2 pm today due to farmers’ protest(Twitter/MosufK)

Delhi Metro restricts services on Thursday till 2 pm to tackle overcrowding ahead of farmers’ protest

By Asian News International | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz | New Delhi [India]
UPDATED ON NOV 26, 2020 11:11 AM IST
Due to Kisan Rally call for Delhi, on the request of Delhi Police and to avoid overcrowding in wake of ongoing Covid pandemic, Delhi Metro Rail Corporation stated that services will be regulated on Thursday, from resumption early in the morning till 2 pm through loops while services will remain available on Pink Line, Grey Line, Airport Express Line and Rapid Metro Line
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The Rajasthan government has constituted a seven-member ministerial committee to decide on the eligibility for crop loan waiver.(HT File)
The Rajasthan government has constituted a seven-member ministerial committee to decide on the eligibility for crop loan waiver.(HT File)

Rahul Gandhi to launch Congress’ LS poll campaign in Rajasthan with Kisan rally next week

By Sachin Saini | Hindustan Times, Jaipur, Jaipur
UPDATED ON JAN 03, 2019 01:01 PM IST
Senior leaders of Rajasthan Congress said party’s national president Rahul Gandhi will address a farmers’ rally, which is likely to be held some time next week though the venue was yet to be decided.
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Farmers’ protest in Delhi LIVE updates: Traffic police issues advisory, ask commuters to avoid certain routes

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 29, 2018 08:32 PM IST

Thousands of farmers from across the country started marching towards Delhi’s Ramlila Maidan on Thursday to participate in two-day “Kisan Mukti March” to press for their demands, including debt relief and remunerative prices for their produce, a week after their counterparts staged a similar protest in Maharashtra’s Mumbai.Here are the live updates:

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Farmers and supporters of Bharatiya Kisan Union wait near NH­ 24 to get their tractors repaired. By 6am Wednesday, most farmers started returning home.(Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)
Farmers and supporters of Bharatiya Kisan Union wait near NH­ 24 to get their tractors repaired. By 6am Wednesday, most farmers started returning home.(Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)

Farmers, ‘unhappy with government’s assurances’, say they may resume their agitation

By Vinod Rajput | Hindustan Times, Noida
UPDATED ON OCT 04, 2018 02:09 PM IST
More than 90% farmers are troubled with the hike in electricity rates for farming purposes. They have demanded a reduction in tariff by up to 40%.
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Farmers shout slogans during a protest as they clashed with police and paramilitary forces at the Delhi’s borders with Uttar Pradesh, prompting police to use tear gas, water cannons to stop protesting farmers from entering the city, in Ghaziabad on October 2, 2018.(Sakib Ali/HT Photo)
Farmers shout slogans during a protest as they clashed with police and paramilitary forces at the Delhi’s borders with Uttar Pradesh, prompting police to use tear gas, water cannons to stop protesting farmers from entering the city, in Ghaziabad on October 2, 2018.(Sakib Ali/HT Photo)

Kisan rally: Farmers call off protest after being allowed into Delhi, say govt has met most demands

By Karn Pratap Singh | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON OCT 03, 2018 09:09 AM IST
Led by Bharatiya Kisan Union chief Naresh Tikait, over 400 tractors carrying thousands of farmers reached Delhi’s Kisan Ghat. Tikait declared it as the “victory of farmers” and said the BJP government has failed in its “motives”.
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Farmer leaders under the banner of Bharatiya Kisan Union's address the media after a meeting with Home Minister Rajnath Singh at his residence, in New Delhi, Tuesday, Oct 2, 2018.(PTI)
Farmer leaders under the banner of Bharatiya Kisan Union's address the media after a meeting with Home Minister Rajnath Singh at his residence, in New Delhi, Tuesday, Oct 2, 2018.(PTI)

With farmers’ protest, Bharatiya Kisan Union rallies its way back to the limelight

By S Raju | Hindustan Times, Meerut
UPDATED ON OCT 02, 2018 11:48 PM IST
The Kisan Kranti Yatra has infused fresh vigour in the organisation which went through a tough time after the death of its stalwart leader Mahendra Singh Tikait in 2011.
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Farmers clashed with the police and paramilitary forces at the national capital’s borders with Uttar Pradesh.(Sakib Ali/ Hindustan Times)
Farmers clashed with the police and paramilitary forces at the national capital’s borders with Uttar Pradesh.(Sakib Ali/ Hindustan Times)

Farmers’ march sparks clashes on Delhi-UP border, dozens injured

By HT Correspondents | Hindustan Times, New Delhi/Ghaziabad
UPDATED ON OCT 02, 2018 11:05 PM IST
Dozens injured as tear gas, water cannons used to stop protesters from entering city
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Congress party president Rahul Gandhi at Gandhi Samadhi at Rajghat in New Delhi, on October 2, 2018.(Sonu Mehta/HT Photo)
Congress party president Rahul Gandhi at Gandhi Samadhi at Rajghat in New Delhi, on October 2, 2018.(Sonu Mehta/HT Photo)

Farmers cannot even come to Delhi to air grievances: Rahul Gandhi hits out at BJP

By Press Trust of India | New Delhi
UPDATED ON OCT 02, 2018 03:51 PM IST
Rahul Gandhi’s remarks came after farmers marching towards Delhi as part of the Bharatiya Kisan Union’s protest call over demands ranging from farm loan waiver to cut in fuel prices, were stopped at the Delhi-Uttar Pradesh border on Tuesday.
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“Farmers should be allowed to enter Delhi. Why are they not being allowed to enter Delhi? This is wrong. We are with the farmers,” says Delhi chief minister.(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)
“Farmers should be allowed to enter Delhi. Why are they not being allowed to enter Delhi? This is wrong. We are with the farmers,” says Delhi chief minister.(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)

Why are farmers being stopped, Delhi belongs to all, says Kejriwal

By Indo Asian News Service | Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON OCT 02, 2018 03:51 PM IST
Led by the Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU), thousands of farmers on their way to Kisan Ghat in the national capital were stopped at the Delhi border by the police.
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Farmers clash with police at the Delhi-UP border, in Ghaziabad.(Burhaan Kinu/HT Photo)
Farmers clash with police at the Delhi-UP border, in Ghaziabad.(Burhaan Kinu/HT Photo)

Police-farmers clash near Delhi, Opposition alleges ‘brutal crackdown’

By Peeyush Khandelwal | Hindustan Times, Ghaziabad
UPDATED ON OCT 02, 2018 02:57 PM IST
The farmers arrived in Sahibabad on the outskirts of Delhi on Monday as part of ‘Kisan Kranti Yatra’ – a march that began in Haridwar and intends to move to Kisan Ghat in Delhi on Tuesday.
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Bharatiya Kisan union farmers seen during Kisan Kranti Yatra, at NH58 main road, in Ghaziabad on October 01, 2018.(Sakib Ali/HT Photo)
Bharatiya Kisan union farmers seen during Kisan Kranti Yatra, at NH58 main road, in Ghaziabad on October 01, 2018.(Sakib Ali/HT Photo)

Kisan rally: Nearly 20,000 farmers march to Delhi with 15 demands, city borders barricaded

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi/Ghaziabad
UPDATED ON OCT 02, 2018 11:22 AM IST
The farmers are marching to press for their 15-point charter of demands including loan waivers and free power. Police have imposed prohibitory orders in border areas and warn of traffic jams
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